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German Studies (Social Sciences) Mphil

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Our research is multi-disciplinary across the arts and social sciences. It encompasses the culture, history, politics and economics of Germany in its European context.

We can offer research degree supervision in all of our main research areas. These are:

  • Germany in Comparative Context
  • The Politics and Policies of Unified Germany
  • The Role of Germany within the European Union
  • Economic Governance and Policy in Germany
  • Germany's Relations with Central and Eastern Europe
  • Germany within the European Security System

If I gain a postgraduate research degree in this area, what are my career prospects?

Birmingham’s Political Science and International Studies graduates develop transferable skills that are useful in many occupations. These include familiarity with research methods; the ability to manage large and diverse quantities of information; the ability to organise information in a logical and coherent manner; judging and evaluating complex information; and making reasoned arguments, both orally, in tutorials and presentations, and in written work. There are many careers where a political science and international studies degree is useful and past graduates have entered areas including commercial management, finance, administration, politics, and even the armed forces. Some of our PhD graduates also continue onto successful careers in academic research and teaching.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,440per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

The University of Birmingham is a founding member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities.
Based in the second largest city in the UK, Birmingham offers an outstanding international student experience.
The university has a vibrant international student community and is home to over 10,000 international students from approximately 150 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 105 9

    21st out of 39 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    146 68%

    19th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    36.0 36%

    85th

    56
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.36 67%

    99th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    155 81%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    26th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    35th

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